Dental Office Assistant (DOAS)
Certificate of Completion | Online
This program will prepare students to work as a receptionist in a Dental practice. It includes foundational knowledge about preventative dentistry for non-dental professionals, communication and customer service skills as well as an introduction to common scheduling and billing software used in this setting.
- Clerical staff in dental public health department
- Customer service representative in dental office or insurance company
- Dental office administrator
OSSD or Mature Student Status
If you are interested in completing the entire certificate program, please click here to sign up prior to registering for your courses. See Program of Study or Course Delivery tabs to register for individual courses.
Students can complete the Certificate of Completion in as little as one semester. They are usually expected to complete their certificate within 60 months.
Other Important Information
In order to obtain the Certificate of Completion, the following courses must be completed:
|OFF 1001||Dental Science and Office Procedures||4|
|OFF 1002||Communication in a Dental Practice||1|
|OFF 1003||Dental Office Software||2|
|OFF 1004||Dental Insurance and Billing||2|
Tuition and Ancillary Fees
The total domestic tuition fees for each course is listed below.
|Course||Credits||Domestic Tuition||Ancillary Fees||Total Domestic Fees|
|OFF 1001||4 credits||$351.68||$90.72||$442.40|
|OFF 1002||1 credit||$87.92||$22.68||$110.60|
|OFF 1003||2 credits||$175.84||$45.36||$221.20|
|OFF 1004||2 credits||$175.84||$45.36||$221.20|
Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees for Part-time studies.
Important Note: The tuition above denotes domestic tuition fees only. International applicants should contact Pathways or Continuing Education for further information regarding the admissions process.
The table below details course offerings over the current and next academic year.
|Course||2020-21 Academic Year||2021-22 Academic Year|
|OFF 1001 - 4 credits||MAY||SEPTEMBER, JANUARY, MAY|
|OFF 1002 - 1 credit||MAY||SEPTEMBER, JANUARY, MAY|
|OFF 1003 - 2 credits||MAY||SEPTEMBER, JANUARY, MAY|
|OFF 1004 - 2 credits||MAY||SEPTEMBER, JANUARY, MAY|
All courses are delivered online asynchronously. Your professor shares learning resources and activities with you in a flexible way. You are not expected to attend a class or login to your materials at a specific day or time. You will, however, be responsible for meeting all course requirements, dates and deadlines as posted within the syllabus.
Although most courses have offerings in September, January and May, additional intakes may be offered monthly, please see the course registration page for specific intake dates.
Important Note: Cambrian College reserves the right to cancel the offering of courses in certain terms. Please refer to your registration page for current semester options.
Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.